January - December 2008

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Estuningsih E, Spithill T, Raadsma H, Law R, Adiwinata G, Meeusen E, Piedrafita D. Development and application of a faecal antigen diagnostic sandwich elisa for estimating prevalence of fasciola gigantica in cattle in central java, Indonesia. J Parasitol. 2008 Sep 2:1.

Frugier. T., Mitchell N.L., Tammen. I., Houweling P.J., Arthur D.G., KayG.W., van Diggelen O.P., Jolly. R.D.,and Palmer D.N.. A new large animal model of CLN5 neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in Borderdale sheep is caused by a nucleotide substitution at a consensus splice site (c.571 + 1G >>> A) leading to excision of exon 3. NEUROBIOLOGY OF DISEASE : Vol 29 Iss. 2 Pg: 306-315

González, J.F.; Hernández, A.; Molina, J.M.; Fernández, A.; Raadsma, H.W.; Meeusen, E.N.T.; Piedrafita, D. Comparative experimental Haemonchus contortus infection of two sheep breeds native to the Canary Islands. 2008 Veterinary Parasitology, Vol.153,Iss.3-4;p.374

Khatkar, M.S., Nicholas F.W., Collins A.R., Zenger K.R., Cavanagh J.A.L., Barris W., Schnabel R.D.,Taylor J.F., and Raadsma H.W.. Extent of genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle based on a high-density SNP panel. 2008 BMC Genomics, 9:187.

Khatkar, M.S., K.R. Zenger, M. Hobbs, R.J. Hawken, J.A.L. Cavanagh, W. Barris, A.E. McClintock, S. McClintock, P.C. Thomson, B. Tier, F.W. Nicholas and H.W. Raadsma. A primary assembly of a bovine haplotype block map based on a 15k SNP panel genotyped in Holstein-Friesian cattle. Genetics: 176 (2)

Moran. C., Xenotransplantation: Benefits, risks and relevance of reproductive technology. Theriogenology. Vol.70,Iss.8;p.1269

Nieuwhof, G.J.; Bishop, S.C.; Hill, W.G.; Raadsma, H.W. The effect of footrot on weight gain in sheep Animal 2008. Vol.2,Iss.10;p.1427

D. Piedrafita, E. Estuningsih, T.W. Spithill, J. Pleasance, S. Widjajanti, Suharyanta, S. Partoutomo, N. Kingsford, D. Hansen, D. Clery, R. Prowse, E.N.T. Meeusen and H.W. Raadsma. Immunology and assessment of resistance to fasciolosis in small ruminants. Chapter 8 In “Overcoming liver fluke as a constraint to ruminant production in South-East Asia. G.D. Gray, R.S. Copland and D.B. Copeman (eds). ACIARV Monograph Series: MN133: ISBN:978 1 921434 68 6 .

H.W. Raadsma, K.J. Fullard, N.M Kingsford, E.T. Margawati, S.E. Estuningsih,S. Widjayanti, Subandriyo, T.W. Spithill and D. Piedrafita. Genetics of fasciolosis in small ruminant. Chapter 7 In “Overcoming liver fluke as a constraint to ruminant production in South-East Asia. G.D. Gray, R.S. Copland and D.B. Copeman (eds). ACIARV Monograph Series: MN133: Chapter 7. ISBN:978 1 921434 68 6 .

Raadsma H. W., Fullard K.J., Kingsford N.M, Margawati E.T. , Estuningsih, S.E. , Widjayanti, S. , Subandriyo, Clairoux, N., Spithill T.W. and Piedrafita D. (2008) Ovine disease resistance: Integrating comparative and functional genomics approaches in a genome information-poor species. Chapter 8 In” Genomics of Disease” J.P. Gustafson (ed). Springer Science+Business media.

Raadsma H.W., G. Moser, R. Crump, M.S. Khatkar, K.R., Zenger, J.A.L. Cavanagh,R.J. Hawken, M. Hobbs, W. Barris, J. Solkner, F.W.Nicholas, B.Tier. Predicting Genetic Merit for Mastitis and Fertility in Dairy Cattle using Genome Wide Selection and High Density SNP Screens.. 2008 Animal Genomics for Animal Health, Developments in Biologicals (Karger, Basel), Vol 132: 219-224.

H.W. Raadsma, N.M. Kingsford, Suharyanta, T.W. Spithill and D. Piedrafita . Host responses during experimental infection with Fasciola gigantica and Fasciola hepatica in Merino sheep: II. Development of a predictive index for Fasciola gigantica worm burden. 2008 Veterinary Parasitology. Vol.154,Iss.3-4;p.250


Conferences

Invited Speaker: N.A. Ellis. New gene technologies. 32nd Asian Racing Conference 9-14th Nov 2008, Tokyo, Japan.

N.A. Ellis, K.J. Fullard, S.A.Kayis, D. Khatkar, G. Attard, K. Beh, D. Piedrafita and H.W. Raadsma. Fine Mapping of QTL for Parasite Resistance in Sheep. International Society of Animal Genetics, 20-24 July 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

N.A. Ellis and H.W. Raadsma. Progress in equine genomics: potential applications of gene therapy to the horse. Australian Equine Science Symposium, 4-6 June 2008, Gold Coast, Australia.

González, J.F., Hernández A., Molina J.M., Fernández A., Raadsma H.W., Meeusen E.N.T., and Piedrafita, D. (2008). Comparative eimmune response studies of two sheep breeds native to the Canary Islands following Haemonchus contortus infection. Xth European Multivolloquiium of Parasitology. Paris, France.

Moser G., B. Tier, M.S. Khatkar, R.E. Crump and H.W. Raadsma.2008. Comparative performance and efficiency of five methods used for genome wide selection in dairy cattle using high density SNP data. Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG) from July 20-24, 2008, Amsterdam,The Netherlands.

Nicholas F.W., M. Hobbs, J. Solkner, M. Neuditschko, M. Khatkar and H.W. Raadsma .2008. Mapping tools for bovine genomics. Milk Genomics conference (http://www.milkgenomics.org/) Oct 2008.

Piedrafita, D., Jorge F. González, Estuningsih, E., Spithill, T.W., Els N.T. Meeusen and Raadsma H.W.. (2008). Parasite disease resistance: can we exploit ovine breeds for parasite protective genes? Australian Society for Parasitology Conference, Adelaide.

Piedrafita, D., Jorge F. González, Estuningsih, E., Spithill, T.W., Els N.T. Meeusen and Raadsma H.W. (2008). Parasite disease resistance: can we exploit ovine breeds for parasite protective genes? Xth European Multivolloquiium of Parasitology. Paris, France.

Raadsma H.W., G. Moser, R. Crump, K.R. Zenger, M.S. Khatkar, J.A.L.,Cavanagh, R.J. Hawken, J.Solkner and B.Tier. 2008. Predicting genetic merit for production and health traits dairy cattle using genome wide selection and high density SNP screens. Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG) from July 20-24, 2008, Amsterdam,The Netherlands.

Raadsma HW, Moser G, Crump RE, Cavanagh JAL, Khatkar M, Soelkner J, Zenger, Tier B. Predicting genetic merit for mastitis and fertility in dairy cattle using genome wide selection and a high density 15k snp screen. 2008 International Symposium on Animal Genomics for Animal Health.

Raadsma, H.W., G. Moser, R. Crump, M.S. Khatkar, K.R., Zenger, J.A.L. Cavanagh, R.J. Hawken, M. Hobbs, P. Sheehy, W. Barris, P. Thomson, J. Solkner, F.W.Nicholas,, P. Williamson and B.Tier .2008. Whole genome analyses using high density SNP screens and transcriptome profiling reveal new insights in genetic architecture for all major traits in dairy cattle. Milk Genomics conference (http://www.milkgenomics.org/) Oct 2008.

Ramamoorthi, R., Kemp, J., Meeusen, E., Lehnert, A., Beh, K., Raadsma, H., Piedrafita, D. (2008). Analysis of abomasal cellular changes in high and low estimated breeding value sheep following trickle infection with H. contortus. Australian Society for Parasitology Conference, Adelaide.